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Be Bold III: Accelerate Wisconsin

BE BOLD III: Accelerate Wisconsin: Part 1 – Food Manufacturing Report NOW AVAILABLE. Click here to review report.

BE BOLD III: Accelerate Wisconsin: Part 2 – Health Care Report NOW AVAILABLE. Click here to review report.
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Issue Briefings

The Millennial Workforce - Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Zach Vruwink, Racine Mayor John Dickert, and Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna lead an insightful discussion about what it might take to retain and attract the Millennial workforce that Wisconsin will need to prosper in the coming years.

Hall of Ideas

An opportunity for members and other key audiences to explore and engage with the world of innovation and change.
1 in 10 jobs in key economic sectors
cannot be filled
20,000 The shortfall of Wisconsin nurses (35%) by 2035
66%of manufacturers report they lack the talent needed to drive their global engagement into the next decade.
67% of 20 to 24 years olds will participate in the workforce by 2022 - down from 77% in 1992.

Competitive Wisconsin, Inc.

Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. (CWI) is a nonpartisan consortium of agriculture, business, education and labor leaders in Wisconsin who work together to focus attention on the state’s competitiveness. CWI’s mission is to improve the economic climate of Wisconsin in order to encourage the expansion of existing businesses and enhance the possibility of developing and attracting new businesses. The BE BOLD initiative conducts significant research in the areas of economic development strategy and workforce and talent development with the goal of developing programmatic and policy recommendations designed to help Wisconsin compete nationally.

Join Competitive Wisconsin

Competitive Wisconsin is always looking for forward thinking leaders to help us achieve our mission. Please take a moment to learn more about the benefits of joining our organization.
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Join the Be Bold Effort

Those engaged in the BE BOLD initiatives help identify key topics and that impact Wisconsin's future and potential solutions for key challenges. It’s exciting and important work. Please think about joining us.
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